NAB 2019

Aputure finally releases the MC 12-light production kit

Sep 1, 2020
John Aldred

Oh yes, you’ve all been waiting a long time for this one. Aputure has now officially announced the launch of the Aputure MC 12-Light Production…

The Moza Slypod – Gimmick or a valuable tool for filmmakers?

Nov 7, 2019
John Aldred

The world was introduced to the Moza Slypod in grand fashion at NAB 2019 earlier this year. We went to the Gudsen stand to check…

Aputure launches the new Aputure MC RGBWW mini LED light

Oct 25, 2019
John Aldred

Aputure has announced the release of the new Aputure MC RGBWW LED light. It’s the first RGB light to be released by Aputure, first shown…

Aputure’s new COB 300D Mark II LED light is 20% brighter than the original and has app control

Jul 24, 2019
John Aldred

Aputure has come a long way since its founding in 2005. Every year they bring us an array of newer and better lights, and occasionally…

Video tripods are the best type of tripods to use for shooting landscapes

May 20, 2019
John Aldred

During my recent visit to the USA, I decided to forego the lightweight travel tripods and go with something a little more substantial. Something that…

This insane editing machine supports four Nvidia Quadro GPUs, 2 Xeon CPUs, 1.5TB RAM and can cost over $100,000

Apr 18, 2019
John Aldred

Sometimes, the video editing and visual effects jobs we get can demand some pretty hardcore specs for maximum performance. While we were at NAB 2019,…

Laowa gets serious about video with 25-100mm T2.9 and 12mm T2.9 cinema lenses

Apr 18, 2019
John Aldred

Although Laowa does make a cinema mod version of their crazy 24mm f/14 Probe lens, they’re not really known for their cinema lenses. Because they haven’t…

This long term timelapse camera can run for a month off four AA batteries

Apr 17, 2019
John Aldred

Timelapse is a subject that many photographers and filmmakers have tried. But sometimes, a couple of hours just isn’t long enough to shoot the sequence…

How to set up a 2-camera interview using a motorised camera slider and pan-tilt head

Apr 17, 2019
John Aldred

While we were visiting NAB 2019, we took the opportunity to have another chat with Ben from Syrp. We wanted to find out more about…

The SmallHD Focus 7 and 702 Touch monitors have super bright IPS screens for daylight use

Apr 17, 2019
John Aldred

Two of the products we were keen to check out in person at NAB 2019 were the new SmallHD Focus 7 and upcoming 702 Touch…